PRP Injections

Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP Facial Treatment

PRP
Facial Treatment

PRP Platelet Rich Plasma facial procedure uses your blood to trick their body into the healing process that uniquely repairs the skin. This type of treatment harnesses the body’s healing properties to induce phenomenal skin rejuvenation. It is a great way to improve skin texture, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and restore volume and skin elasticity. The plasma used during a PRP facial is derived from the patient’s blood source. When being treated, the patient will have their blood drawn typically from the arm. Once this is done, the treatment specialist will place the blood into a centrifuge machine for about 10 minutes where the plasma is separated from the blood.

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PRP Facial Frequently Asked Questions

PRP Facial Frequently
Asked Questions

PRP facial treatments are a combination of PRP therapy and micro-injections. Once the PRP is extracted, the skin will undergo micro-injections. This process creates small superficial wounds across the face. During the micro-injections part of the facial, the PRP is applied to the skin. This will begin the rapid rejuvenation process that improves the skin, revealing a more supple, youthful complexion.

There are several factors that go into determining if you are a good candidate for treatment. Your clinician will discuss all inclusion and exclusion criteria at your consultation to make sure you are a candidate for treatment.

If you are someone who suffers with fine lines, wrinkles, sun spots, uneven skin tone or texture, or dull skin, you can benefit from a PRP treatment. Rejuvenation of the overall complexion, helps patients achieve a youthful, radiant glow.

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PRP Injections for Joints

PRP Injections
for Joints

PRP is a type of regenerative medicine that can trigger the body’s natural ability to heal itself when manipulated correctly. Plasma is a liquid found in the blood. It is mostly water and protein. Plasma allows red and white blood cells as well as platelets to move as needed throughout the bloodstream. The platelets are blood cells that will cause the blood to clot up. Platelets also play a critical role in the body’s healing process.

Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP Joints Frequently Asked Questions

PRP Joints Frequently
Asked Questions

The plasma in the PRP injections is derived from the patient’s blood source. When being treated, the patient will have their blood drawn typically from the arm. Once this is done, the treatment specialist will place the blood into a centrifuge machine for about 10 minutes. During this time, the plasma is correctly separated from the blood.

Your provider will draw your blood and then use a machine to separate the platelet-rich plasma from the blood. They will then numb the selected treatment area. Once the site is adequately numbed, they will administer the PRP injection into the skin.

PRP injections help treat a person suffering from torn or severely ripped tendons. It also treats muscle injuries, tendinitis, joint injuries, or arthritis-related pains.

Since PRP injections help improve joint function and pain, it is widely used in the sports industry for performing athletes. Any athlete dealing with joint pain or tenderness can have a PRP injection administered into the ailing joint or tendon. The growth factors and healing properties of the plasma will stimulate the cells to produce new cells and blood vessels. The body will also begin to produce collagen that can help joints and tendons become free from pain and improve their overall functionality. PRP injections may also help athletes recover faster. If they have suffered an injury such as a tendon or ligament injury, the PRP injection can accelerate the healing. This accelerated healing may reduce the time needed for a full recovery and help the athlete get back to work faster. PRP injections reduce the risk of re-injury in the torn or injured tendons or ligaments and hairline fractures. PRP is also used to help with wound healing, adhesion of the bones, or tissue grafts.

PRP injections are used to treat a growing number of orthopedic conditions, including osteoarthritis. More specifically, PRP is being used to treat knee osteoarthritis, but it is also used to treat other joints suffering from arthritis. When receiving a PRP injection to treat osteoarthritis, the treatment specialist will directly inject the plasma into the affected joint. The injection will help reduce pain in the afflicted area while also improving joint functionality and repairing any damage that has been done to the cartilage.

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